Black Men

Dr Boyce Watkins: Why this image is both racist and disgusting

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this video, I couldn’t help but say something about the recent “apology” by former University of Oklahoma fraternity member Levi Pettit, who led the racist chant heard around the world. Members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity were caught on video singing that they would “never let a n*gger” in SAE,” ...

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George Zimmerman’s Remarks about Trayvon will disgust you

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Reported by Angela L. Braden Earlier this month, George Zimmerman sat down with his divorce attorney and recorded an interview that was recently released to the public stating that he still has a “clean conscience” and does not “feel guilty for living.”  He also said that killing Trayvon Martin was a part of “God’s plan.” “I believe God has his ...

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Ga. Police Fatally Shoot Man Over Probation Violation

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Police in Georgia claim they shot a 25 year old black man outside his job because they feared for their safety. Cobb County and Smyrna police went to Goodyear Tire to serve an arrest warrant to Nicolas Thomas for violating probation. The officers claim that Thomas spotted them and tried to flee the scene. They claim Thomas headed in the ...

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Dr Byron Price: Is your legacy going to be one of construction or destruction?

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by Dr Byron Price I have posed this question because I don’t believe that many people have considered this question based on their behavior. Collectively, we have not sowed a legacy befitting of our royal ancestry. We have populated the earth with murder, infidelity, dishonesty, inhumaneness, indolence, pettiness and disrespect for the mother of the earth and abandonment–some of us ...

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Rapist Accused of Getting 30 Men Drunk and Sexually Assaulting Them

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A Maryland man who was convicted of sexually assaulting other men may have as many as 30 victims, say police. Joey Poindexter, 40, was convicted in February of buying alcoholic drinks for men he met at bars, then taking them back to his home where they were assaulted. At the time, he was convicted of assaulting only five men, but ...

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Dr Boyce Watkins: My final thoughts on Empire, then I’m done

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by Dr Boyce Watkins One of the most interesting topics of conversation in my life over the last few days has been the hit Fox show, “Empire.”  I confess that I haven’t been comfortable with the show from its inception, and I’m extremely uncomfortable with its director, Lee Daniels.  Anyone who does some research into Daniels’ background of abuse and ...

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Whites More Likely To Use Drugs, Blacks More Likely To Go To Jail For It

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April V. Taylor As the country continues to grapple with race in the context of the criminal justice system, it is important to not forget just how much of a role the War on Drugs and its disproportionate impact on Black families and communities plays in the perpetuation of racism and inequality.  Black people now constitute nearly 1 million of ...

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Dr Roosevelt Mitchell III: Why would someone call Mone Davis a slut?

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A college athlete recently received discipline for calling Mone Davis a slut. Davis is the young girl who wowed the nation with her baseball skills. She was in the news after the student made the remark on Twitter. Dr Roosevelt Mitchell III has a few things to say about this, and it’s not nice. Listen to what he has to ...

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TMZ gives very disturbing reasons why Malik Yoba got the axe

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Reported by Liku Zelleke The controversial and yet widely popular Fox show, “Empire,” has reached its first season finale, and already, excitement abounds about what will happen come Season 2. Nothing, so far, has been officially declared as being definite, except for one thing: Malik Yoba will not be returning to the show, since his character was killed off. Reports ...

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